Sarvamangala, Sarvamaṅgalā, Sarva-mangala: 13 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sarvamangala in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला) refers to the “most auspicious”, and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.31. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] O excellent sage, in the meantime a celestial voice arose, even as Dakṣa, the Devas and others were listening. The celestial Voice said:—‘[...] Śiva alone is the creator of the universe, the lord of all lores [viz., Sarva-Vidyāpati], the upholder of the primordial learning and the lord, the most auspicious of the auspicious (sarvamaṅgala-maṅgala)’”.

According to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.16:—“[...] Śivā incarnated as Pārvatī at the request of the Devas. It was after performing a severe penance that she could attain Śiva again. Śivā came to be called by various names [such as Sarvamaṅgalā,...]. These various names confer worldly pleasures and salvation according to qualities and action. The name Pārvatī is very common.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला).—An Akṣarādevī.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 19. 59; 37. 34.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Sarvamangala in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला).—A commentary on Nagesa's Paribhasendusekhara written by a grammarian of the nineteenth century named शेषशर्मन् (śeṣaśarman) or मनीषिशेषशर्मन् (manīṣiśeṣaśarman). The work is incomplete.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Sarvamangala in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला) refers to one of the Sixteen Nityās associated with Śrīvidyā described in the Tantrarājatantra.—Accordingly, “The Sixteen Nityās associated with Śrīvidyā described in the Tantrarājatantra are as follows. 1) Lalitā 2) Kāmeśvarī, 3) Bhagamālinī, 4) Nityaklinnā 5) Bheruṇḍā 6) Vahnivāsinī 7) Vajreśvarī 8) Śivadūtī 9) Tvaritā (also called Totalā) 10) Kulasundarī 11) Nityā 12) Nīlapatākā 13) Vijayā 14) Sarvamaṅgalā 15) Jvālāmālīi and 16) Citrā”.

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)

Sarvamaṅgala (सर्वमङ्गल) refers to “all good”, according to the King Vatsarāja’s Pūjāstuti called the Kāmasiddhistuti (also Vāmakeśvarīstuti), guiding one through the worship of the Goddess Nityā.—Accordingly, “I resort to the glorious sandals of Paramaśiva (Śiva in the Ultimate state), who is eternally in equilibrial union with the Goddess characterised by boundless bliss. I revere the Nityā Śakti of the Lord, i.e. Paramaśiva. She possesses all powers and carries out the five tasks [for him]. She bestows grace upon all, is eternal, and is the motherly origin of all good (sarvamaṅgala-mātṛ). [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sarvamangala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला).—an epithet of Pārvatī.

Sarvamaṅgalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and maṅgalā (मङ्गला).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला) or Sarvvamaṅgalā.—f.

(-lā) Durga. E. sarva all, maṅgala auspicious.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarvamaṅgala (सर्वमङ्गल).—f. , Durgā, [Hitopadeśa] 99, 8.

Sarvamaṅgala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and maṅgala (मङ्गल).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarvamaṅgala (सर्वमङ्गल).—[adjective] all-auspicious; [feminine] ā [Epithet] of Durgā and Lakṣmī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[grammatical] Oppert. Ii, 8703.
—by Kāśīśeṣaśāstrin. Rice. 24. Oppert. 4512 (Śeṣādriśāstrin). Ii, 2110 (Śeṣaśāstrin). 2217 (Śeṣādriśāstrin). 4435 (dto.). 10418 (Śeṣaśāstrin).
—by Vaidyanātha. Oppert. 2727. 3241. Ii, 7924. 9527.

2) Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला):—śaiva. Quoted by Kṣemarāja. Hall. p. 198.

3) Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला):—Paribhāṣenduśekharaṭīkā by Śeṣaśarman.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sarvamaṅgala (सर्वमङ्गल):—[=sarva-maṅgala] [from sarva] mfn. universally auspicious, [Pañcarātra]

2) Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला):—[=sarva-maṅgalā] [from sarva-maṅgala > sarva] f. Name of Durgā, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad; Hitopadeśa]

3) [v.s. ...] of Lakṣmi, [Pañcarātra]

4) [v.s. ...] f. of various works.

5) Sarvamaṅgala (सर्वमङ्गल):—[=sarva-maṅgala] [from sarva] n. [plural] all that is auspicious, [Rāmāyaṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sarvamaṅgalā (सर्वमङ्गला):—[sarva-maṅgalā] (lā) 1. f. Durgā.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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